Let's see those Fists and Blades, IU!
During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. When Kristen Lewis arrived in Bloomington, Ind., several summers ago, she was expecting to learn about scientific principles. Little did she know she’d learn a lot more than that. Lewis, who was working on her masters degree in chemical computation at Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss., came to the Indiana University campus to participate in the Summer Scholars Institute. Summer Scholars
At a time when many college students are working summer jobs and internships, going on vacation or just finally exhaling after the long grind of finals, Brooklyn Sloss is sticking around Bloomington. In fact, Sloss, an Indiana University undergraduate majoring in neuroscience, will be spending much of her summer on campus for the second-straight year. The reason? To participate in the Summer Scholars Institute, a program run by IU’s STEM Initiative as part of its overall mission to expand opportunities for minority students in science, technology, engineering and math. Both Sloss and her brother discovered their passion for science in